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Experience the Magic of Hogwarts in the Snow When You Stay at Smart City Apartments, London

magic-of-hogwarts-in-the-snowThis January, something truly magical is happening right on our doorstep as Warner Bros. world of Harry Potter transforms itself into a breathtaking winter wonderland. Read on to discover why a visit to Hogwarts is an absolute must for your next stay at our Central London serviced apartments.

Since it first opened several years ago, the award-winning Making of Harry Potter experience at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Leavesden has proved to be a runaway hit with fans of the blockbuster film franchise.

Right the year round, guests at our luxury family apartments in London report that visiting the scenes of the boy wizard’s most daring adventures has been the highlight of their holiday. Yet it’s during the winter months that the real magic happens, as the entire attraction is given a seasonal makeover to become Hogwarts in the Snow.

A Unique Chance to Go Behind The Scenes Of Your Favourite Moments from the Movies

Running only until the end of January, this one-of-a-kind experience takes everything fans love about the original tour -including literally hundreds of authentic props saved from the film productions- and adds a decidedly festive feel. …Read More



Three Reasons Why You Need to Visit London This July

Buckingham PalaceIt’s all happening in London this July. From bagging a bargain in the summer sales to catching all the action of world class tennis at Wimbledon, we’ll be looking in-depth at many of the major events taking place around the capital this month here on the Smart City blog.

Yet with so much going on, it’s been impossible to cover everything. At least, it has been until now.

If you haven’t been convinced to make a visit to London by the top flight sport, the luxury shopping, or by the host of internationally acclaimed artists performing at the city’s numerous summer music festivals, we’ve rounded up some of the month’s other big highlights, all making for three very compelling reasons why you should visit London this July.

Buckingham Palace Opens to the Public

For the first time in 2016, the iconic Buckingham Palace invites members of the public to step inside its hallowed grounds for a rare insight into one of the famous buildings anywhere in the world. …Read More



Things Every Harry Potter Fan Must Check out on a Magical Weekend in London

Harry-Potter-and-the-Cursed-ChildSomething magical is happening right on our doorstep, and for Harry Potter fans planning the ultimate weekend break in London, that something is perhaps the most important event to hit the capital in several years.

What is it? Why, only the first official sequel to J.K Rowling’s smash hit series since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Written by Rowling herself, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a brand new, two-part theatre production hosted by the Palace Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, a stone’s throw from our luxury London weekend apartments in Oxford Street, Soho.

The play sees Jamie Parker in the lead role as the world’s most famous wizard -now an adult with a wife, three-kids, and demanding job- and has already been earning rave reviews since its opening night this past June. …Read More